Top Automotive Industry News for Week of March 19 - March 25, 2017

Here is the most important news associated with the automotive industry identified by the AEA for the week March 19, 2018 - March 25, 2018.

We hope it helps you stay up to speed on the key developments in our industry:

2018 NADA Coverage (Automotive News)

-Automotive Manufacturing News-

2018 New York Auto Show preview: Production cars reign supreme (CNET)

BMW research and development spend to hit record as the firm looks to electric future (CNBC)

Elon Musk directs Tesla to 'slow down' on Norway deliveries this quarter, citing local capacity issues (CNBC)

EPA said to side with carmaker calls to ease fuel rules (The Detroit News)

Feds Secure New Indictment in FCA-UAW Scandal (The Detroit Bureau)

Fiat Chrysler settles with family of 'Star Trek' actor over fatal accident (Automotive News)

First Deliveries of $35K Version of Tesla Model 3 Delayed until Late 2018 (Car and Driver)

Ford Teases New Green SUV Lineup, Aiming To Surpass Toyota As No. 1 In U.S. Hybrids (Forbes)

France’s PSA Group Has “Chosen a Brand” for U.S. but Won’t Say Which (Car and Driver)

Honda cuts U.S. Accord output as sales slip, supplies grow (Automotive News)

Jaguar Land Rover and BlackBerry to collaborate on technical architecture (Automotive News)

Nissan slows output after U.S. demand drop (The Detroit News)

Prosecutors search Volkswagen headquarters in new emissions investigation (Reuters)

Tesla Accused of Manufacturing Flawed Parts (DrivingSales)

Why Ford is hitching its future to trucks (USA Today)

-Automotive Evolution News-

A trucker asleep in the cab? Self-driving trucks could make that happen; some say, no way (USA Today)

After Uber Fatality, Autonomous-Vehicle Pioneer Points To Lethal Record Of Human-Driven Cars (Forbes)

Auto Executives Secretly Believe Battery-electric Cars Aren’t the Future (The Truth About Cars)

Experts: Uber SUV’s system should have seen woman (The Detroit News)

Federal spending bill includes $100 million for AV research (Automotive News)

How self-driving vans and minibuses will change the transit landscape (MarketWatch)

Sensor supplier to self-driving Uber defends tech (The Detroit News)

This service wants to operate cars with remote control when self-driving tech gets confused (CNBC)

Toyota pauses automated driving testing on U.S. roads following Uber accident (TechCrunch)

Uber Fatality Investigation Produces More Questions Than Answers (The Detroit Bureau)

Video of Fatal Uber Crash Reveals Shortcomings of Human and Automated Driving (Car and Driver)

Waymo CEO On Uber Crash: Our Self-Driving Car Would Have Avoided Pedestrian (Forbes)

-Automotive Retail News-

Autotrader names top CPO deals as spring arrives (Auto Remarketing)

Buick-GMC: For dealers, profitability is the focus (Automotive News)

CDK launches open exchange for software developers (Automotive News)

Comparing Cars Can Cut Chances of Buyer's Remorse, Survey Finds (RepairPal)

Dealers Reportedly Asking Honda For Help Selling Slow Moving Accords (MotorTrend)

Ford Debuts Online Car-Shopping Experience (DrivingSales)

Group 1 explains 3 ways it's reinvesting in used vehicles (Auto Remarketing)

Long-Term Outlook for US Auto Sales — Stable (The Detroit Bureau)

Mercedes Joins Growing List of Subscription Car Programs (The Detroit Bureau)

NADA chair Lutz talks opportunities, challenges in used-car market (Auto Remarketing)

NADA Economist Discusses Auto Retail Trends (Auto Dealer Monthly)

Nissan sees electric car sales surging to one million annually by 2022 (Reuters)

Study: Used Car Profit Gap Closing (Auto Dealer Monthly)

Walmart expands car-buying service to 250 stores (AdAge)

-Automotive Wholesale News-

Car Values Hold Strong as March Demand Grows (Vehicle Remarketing)

Manheim Launches New Insight Condition Report (Vehicle Remarketing)

While February falls short, March wholesale price forecast reflects uptick (Auto Remarketing)

-Automotive Ownership News-

Could self-driving car companies stop you from suing? (Detroit Free Press)

-Automotive Enthusiast News-

Don Smith's extensive auto racing collection to be auctioned off (TribStar)

General Motors' private car museum has been a secret for years (Detroit Free Press)

Logo logic: What's behind the world's most famous car brands (Daily Press)

Steve McQueen's Bullitt-Movie Mustang Suddenly Reappeared: This Is How It Happened (Car and Driver)

These are the 20 cool cars we can't wait to see at the 2018 New York Auto Show (Business Insider)

-Automotive Servicing News-

Auto industry creates capability for bulk searches of recalled vehicles (Automotive News)

Federal safety official: Millions of lethal air bags still in cars (Detroit Free Press)

U.S. highway safety chief grilled over air bag repairs (The Detroit News)

Wanted: A Shortage of Qualified Automotive Technicians Has Left Service Departments Scrambling To Find New Talent (Car and Driver)

-General Business & Executive News-

2017 a mixed year for lead providers' earnings (Automotive News)

AutoCanada Enters U.S. Market with $86 Million Grossinger Acquisition (The Drive)

AutoLoop Acquires Trade-In Valet (Auto Dealer Monthly)

BMW follows Mercedes out of Detroit auto show (The Detroit News)

Cars.com agrees to add activist investor Starboard's nominees to its board (MarketWatch)

Dave Habiger Appointed President and CEO of J.D. Power (PR Newswire)

Elon Musk Is the Henry Ford of His Age. That's Bad. (Bloomberg)

FTC Blocks CDK From Buying Auto/Mate (Wards)

Uber to sell Southeast Asia business to rival Grab (Reuters)

Wayne Huizenga, Entrepreneur Behind Blockbuster and AutoNation, Dies at 80 (WSJ)

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